Jan 9, 2013 5:00pm PST
in the mid-mississippi valley. the level is the fourth lowest in history. temperatures are warm. atlanta 18 degrees. oklahoma city 12. here denver, 13 degrees. quite warm there. you're going be seeing a roller coaster ride this week down to about minus 9 for your high. here is your extended forecast. >>> one more story. a male panda has opinibeen matc with a new female friend. the 6-year-old panda arrived on wednesday at the zoo. he's on lease. japanese animal handlers are hoping to help them breed through cross over match making between zoos. at his new home he's expected to mate with a 12-year-old who has failed to bear offspring with her 10-year-old mate. >> translator: she's reaching the reproductive age limit. i hope she can breed successfully this year. >> the mating season is from january to march. the zoo plans to troducthe new couple to the public in mid-january at the earliest. that's all for this edition of "newsline." thanks for joining us.
Jan 13, 2013 10:00am PST
, but controversy has already prompted a change. atlanta evangelical pastor louie giglio was selected to give the benediction, but he bowed out after some activist groups criticized a sermon he gave in the 1990s against homosexuality. giglio said he didn't want the uproar to become a distraction. myrlie evers-williams, widow of slain civil rights leader medgar evers, will deliver the invocation. as he did four years ago, president obama will use abraham lincoln's bible when he takes the oath of office. and this time, he will also use a bible of reverend martin luther king, jr. 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of king's march on washington and the 150th anniversary of the emancipation proclamation. >>> washington's national cathedral announced this week that it will begin performing same-sex marriages, effective immediately. the cathedral's dean gary hall admitted that gay marriage is a point of disagreement, but called the decision an effort to fully include gays and lesbians in the life of the church. last year, the episcopal church approved a blessing for same-sex marriages. it remains up to
Jan 5, 2013 11:30am PST
of atlanta had almost no water. when are we going to start worrying about over populating the country? >> i think it has less to do with over population but are we using our energy resources smartly. are we actually educating folks. because you can argue that china as they increase middle class, they actually all of a sudn want to be high priced middle class as very simple level, something that -- meat prices are going up that is a luxury. how are we educating our population that we're being kind to the environment and using stuff at our disposal working smartly. >> it does respond -- i think something very natural about this. people are going to have to deal with children when they feel more uniform courtable about the environment and -- >> the economy. >> and certainly about the economy. i think this is goingo take care of itself. women have lot of children when they -- >> we got to run. that's it for this education of "to the contrary." please follow me on twitter @bonnie erbe and @tothecontrary and check our website, pbs.org/ttc where the discussion continues. whether you agree or think
Jan 8, 2013 5:00pm PST
. washington, d.c. and atlanta both in the double digits. here's our extended forecast. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >>> and that's all for this edition of "newsline." i'm catherine kobayashi in tokyo. thanks for joining us.
Jan 28, 2013 11:00pm PST
-- and he beats the atlanta falcons in the championship game with his arms, not his legs. so you're the ravens and you say what are we going to see kaepernick the runner? kaepernick the passer? some sort of hybrid guy who who's between? that's why there's so many interesting storylines in this game revolving not just around the people but the strategy. >> rose: there's also the story of both quarter backs, not only caber nick but flacco. >> rose: >> joe flacco is an amazing story from the standpoint that no one h ever called him a premier quarterback since the day he walked into the n.f.l. a half decade ago. he's got more wins than any quarter back in football. and so you say how has this happened? he's got a great support system and he's had a good defense and he has a good runningback in ray rice. but, charlie, i've covered this guy a lot over the last five years and i'm convinced that one of the things that makes him so good is that he just doesn't care. i walked off the field with him in denver after he had this thrilling, scintillating, incredible double overtime win over th
Jan 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
they were driven by english coverage. cnn started in atlanta, did they have a bias towards the south? no. that happens to be where we're headquartered. it happens to be where the impetus this for this came from. but this is a long time plan for global expansion. we have a balkans network, we have a swahili network, a turkish network. we have children's programming and sports. this is a keynd very much needed part for that expansion. >> but you're best known -- or co-best known, if that's a word, for the arabic language service and people who watch this very closely, who've made academic study of it say there are two kettles of fish, al jazeera in arabic and al jazeera in english. how are they different and how would you explain that to an american who has heard a lot of things that haven't been complementary about the arabic language service. >> the difference is who's your audience. to be honesit's targeted towards an audience and the coverage we rely on arabic for some material, too, they rely on us, we share some facilities. editorially we have different takes on these. we're doing th
Jan 30, 2013 5:30pm PST
funnel cloud struck cartersville and downtown adairsville 60 miles northwest of atlanta. it tore up homes, heavily damaged a large factory and flipped big trucks on their sides. another tornado did damage in mount juliet, tennessee. the storms rupted as a large warm air mass out of the gulf collidecollided wth an incomingo front. john kerry gave his farewell speech on the floor of the u.s. senate today. the veteran democrat is leaving, after 27 years, to become secretary of state. today, kerry looked back on his public career, starting with his service in vietnam and as a leading anti-war figure. in the senate, he focused on foreign policy, and was his party's nominee for president in 2004. >> eight years ago, i admit i had a slightly different plan to leave the senate. but 61 million americans voted they want me to stay with you. staying here, i learned about humility, and i learned sometimes the greatest lesson comes not from victory, but from dusting yourself off. >> holman: in boston today, the governor of massachusetts tapped william "mo" cowan-- a former aide to the governor-- as in